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Narayanan, Rama; Rao, Nitya – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
National statistics point to the severe problem of hunger and undernutrition within indigenous communities in India. Several state interventions exist, in terms of both supplementary feeding and nutritional literacy, yet not much progress is visible. This paper explores the experiences of a participatory, educational, action research programme on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Learning, Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction
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Clover, Darlene E.; McGregor, Catherine; Farrell, Martha; Pant, Mandakini – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2011
Our feminist cross-national comparative study explored the informal and nonformal education and learning of women politicians in Canada and India. Using individual interviews, focus groups, surveys and observations of training sessions we compared and contrasted socio-cultural contexts, challenges, education and learning philosophies, and diverse…
Descriptors: Feminism, Females, Politics, Nonformal Education
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Kapoor, Dip – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2011
Through a selective deployment of conceptualisations from subaltern studies, in particular the concepts of political (un-civil) society and an autonomous domain (or a people's politics that suggests the plausibility of dominance without hegemony), this article distinguishes a subaltern social movement (SSM) formation and related anti-colonial SSM…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Foreign Countries, Social Change, Political Issues
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Scandrett, Eurig; Crowther, Jim; Hemmi, Akiko; Mukherjee, Suroopa; Shah, Dharmesh; Sen, Tarunima – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2010
There is a need for a theoretical understanding of education and learning in social movements which takes into consideration the diverse ways in which learning occurs as well as the social, economic and ecological conditions in which movements emerge. These material conditions set opportunities and constraints for the generation and distribution…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Adult Education, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries